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Creve Coeur traffic stop leads to cocaine bust

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Creve Coeur police said a traffic stop Sunday morning resulted in a drug-related arrest. 

Police pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 474 about 9 a.m. Sunday when it began to drift out of its lane on the eastbound entrance ramp to the interstate from Illinois Route 29. 

Police said the driver, 28-year-old Heather Hoffman, gave the officer responding permission to search her vehicle. The officer said about 200 grams of cocaine were found in the vehicle's passenger area. The vehicle's passenger, 35-year-old Leroy Bozarth, was arrested for possession of controlled substances and possession of controlled substances with intent to deliver. 

Bozarth was taken to the Tazewell County Jail, where he awaits a bond hearing. Hoffman was ticketed for improper lane usage and released. 

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